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capture the spirit in the new space. thank you. supervisor elsbernd: next speaker. >> good morning, supervisors. my name is john janoli. i am a patron of the eagle and and a musician to play the many times. i would like to speak against the transfer of the license. one of the issues in san francisco right now for the gay community is nightlife. one point i wanted to make about the eagle as it was is that the eagle was not just a gay bar. there are many gay bars. it was a gay bar that have international appeal and your people from all over the world to our city. the economic impact of tourism is often downplayed. having the eagle the way it was, under de- ownership -- gay ownership said something about the kind of club it was. if we are weighing who should get a license, this would be more -- sorry. it would be more important to keep it as a bar that began as a gay bar the welcome everybody as opposed to a bar that just happened to have the music or gay aspect as part of it. in terms of who should be able to have a license, i would like to say it would be more for the people that ha
!] supervisor elsbernd: supervisor kim? supervisor kim: i appreciated you spell that out for us. did you give public notice to everyone within 500 feet of the building? >> yes, we did. supervisor kim: when was that done? >> i was not involved, but i spoke with the licensing rep. assured me posting had been done. -- she assured me the posting had been done. she had the affidavit of mailing. the only thing she was not lacking was the pcn determination. it was done sometime in 2011. supervisor kim: to get a better sense of the time line, you initiated the transfer in august of last year? >> if you like, i can go get it. there was quite a bit of consternation in the community and press. i believe louis april-may of 2011. sometime after that, there was the issue of keeping it closed too long and losing your non- conforming status. it was thought the owner would put -- find a liquor license, put it back on the premise sought least have a license intact on the premise and then work out a deal with alex and mike. that went on through the fall. that was still going on as late as april and may of this
and now. supervisor kim: ok, thank you. supervisor elsbernd: thank you, a supervisor kim. why don't we proceed with public comment? for the folks are called were not in line, please do so. that is my cue on when to call work hard, when a shortened. >> -- when the line is short. >> my name is rebecca. i am a native san franciscan. supervisor elsbernd: please begin to the microphone. >> i grew up in san francisco. i have been part of the lgbt community. one of my greatest i school memories was being out with stop aids, probably as the youngest female member of the time. as an adult, i have been involved with san francisco general and the haight ashbury clinics. i am a little nervous. i have also been involved in burning man and the art projects. i know eli spear personally. he is a close friend of mine. i have worked with him closely on projects. i know his dedication to the community and art is incredible. that is why i am here today, because i have been a patron of the eagle talon. i have loved the eagle tavern very much. i miss it. i am also here today to say it is empty right now. i
, roll call vote. >> supervised sore chu. >> no. supervisor cohen? >> aye. >> supervisor elsbernd? >> no. >> supervisor farrell? >> no. >> mar, no. supervisor a lag gi, aye, supervisor wiener? >> wiener, no. supervisor avalos, aye, supervisor campos, aye, president chiu, aye. >> i think supervisor kim, you have another amendment. >> city attorney. >> to the -- i'm sorry. >> john, deputy still attorney, i want to confirm what that amendment would say, so it's c-1 shall be a resident of district 6, c-2 shall be a resident of district 10, they should be of a city of no specific district, was that your intent? >> i'm okay with that but it was specific that i would like them to represent the area plan. it wasn't specific that they had to live in the area plan but they represent the two out of the three area plans. >> not necessarily. >> supervisor elsbernd? >> how will it work, if they own property is there not a financial conflict of interest on voting on any of those issues? >> mr. gib ner? >> that depends, there could be conflicts. >> to the maker on the motion, your thoughts on that? >> i
supervisor elsbernd's comments i think those of us from the chinese community, from the lgbt community, the the latino community, african-american community, everyone in san francisco we claim you as our own. i just want you to know that. >> and i appreciate that. i really do want to thank everybody for the kind words. it's been a wonderful place here. i have been blessed with having two of the best jobs in the world. i will be brief. two of the best jobs in the city, city controller and head of the public utilities commission. couldn't have asked for anything better than that. i counted over the weekend, i've worked with 48 members of the board of supervisors, as controller or at the puc. and i think i've gotten along with the vast majority of them. but i would like to commend this board particularly, your professional respectful way of dealing with each other and with staff and with the public is really something that i admire. and it is noticed and it is appreciated by people. so thank you very much. i spent a long time sitting over there with mr. rose. and with the city attorney, s
as well. thank you. >> [applause.] >> president chiu: and our final speaker will be supervisor elsbernd. >> supervisor elsbernd: ed, supervisor cohen talked about how this hearing dusted up a little bit. my favorite memory of you though was spring of 2004. you know what audit i'm talking about? the audit of the fire stations. that hearing in here was fantastic, in that you demonstrated such intellect and such integrity. this place was packed. downstairs was packed. one person after the other got up and instead of talking about the merits, tried in some way to criticize you. and talk about an empty argument. you took it each and every time, never took it personally, you just went to the facts. that was a tremendous performance. but also very emblematic of your career, your service to the city. a special note from me, i can tell you in the irish community, you are more than reveered. what you have done for the community is something that we hold at a very high standard and we're very proud to call you one of ours. we're thankful for all you've done for the city. to follow up on a comment
. >> clerk calvillo: president chiu, no. supervisor chu, aye. supervisor cohen, no. supervisor elsbernd, aye. supervisor farrell, aye. supervisor kim, no. supervisor mar, no. supervisor olague, no. supervisor wiener, aye. supervisor avalos, no. supervisor campos, no. >> clerk calvillo: there are four ayes and seven nos. >> president chiu: motion to continue fails. and unless there's any discussion, why don't we -- supervisor wiener. >> supervisor wiener: i just wanted to state that in terms of what appears to be just the only dispute is in the first two, the third amendment, plus supervisor kim's amendment appear to be uncontroversial, in terms of the disputed amendments, i will not be supporting them because i do not believe that i have enough information to -- given how quickly this has all unfolded to know whether this is something that is possible to implement. it might be but i just don't know and i don't feel comfortable voting for an amendment where i don't know if it's feasible or if it's a poison pill. >> president chiu: any further discussion, colleagues? so why don't we take the a
that district, supervisor elsbernd. >> supervisor elsbernd: thank you. similar to the last item i will be making a motion to continue this one for two weeks to october 2. we are working and almost at a solution. >> president chiu: so supervisor elsbernd has made a motion to continue this item two weeks to -- i'm sorry, you said october 2? >> supervisor elsbernd: two weeks. >> president chiu: two weeks to october 2. is there a second to that motion? seconded by supervisor campos. let me open it up to public comment. any members of the public that wish to speak on this item or to the motion to continue? seeing none, public comment is closed. colleagues, can we take the motion to continue this item for two weeks without objection? october 2 that shall be the case. why don't we now move to item 18. >> clerk calvillo: item 18, resolution authorizing the public utilities commission to accept and expend department of water resources administered grant in the amount of approximately $2.1 million for the implementation of the harding park recycled water project. >> president chiu: roll call vote. >> cler
. supervisor elsbernd, no. supervisor farrell, no. supervisor kim, aye. supervisor mar, aye. supervisor olague, aye. supervisor wiener, aye. supervisor avalos, aye. supervisor campos, aye. >> the clerk: there are eight ayes and three nos. >> supervisor chiu: this ordinance passed on the first reading and resolution adopted. -6r7b8g9sdz i have a 3:30 -- related to the last item. mr. harrington, i don't know if you know what is coming down but i have a resolutio that is spony all members of the board to thank you in your final week before you leave city government. it is a resolution that commends you as our puc general manager and form he city controller for 28 years distinguished service to the city. ed, i know a lot of our colleagues will say these comments to you privately and publicly, but we have a lot of city employees who are extremely hard working, we have a lot of city employees who are incredibly smart and innovative and support the very best of integrity and doing what is in the best interest of the city. i think it is fair to say that's certainly for me and all of my colleagues you
, aye. supervisor elsbernd, aye. supervisor farrell, aye. supervisor kim, no. supervisor mar, aye. supervisor olague, no. supervisor wiener, aye. supervisor avalos, no. supervisor campos, aye. >> clerk calvillo: there are eight ayes and three nos. >> president chiu: the motion to amend passes. now discussion on the vote on the underlying items as amended. supervisor farrell. >> supervisor farrell: thank you, president chiu. colleagues, i respect everyone's decisions. with that however i'm not going to be supporting the underlying items, but what i would like to do, the one thing i want to make clear is again, as mentioned before, everyone supports our green economy in san francisco and any job creating measures to that effect are something i want to support so i'd like to divide the file for item 16, the $6 million going to fund go solar sf to energy efficiency initiates as well as the study of the local build-out i would like to separate those items out and have a roll call on those items separately. >> president chiu: okay. why don't we first take a vote on the $6 million progra
. supervisor elsbernd, aye. supervisor farrell, aye. supervisor kim, aye. supervisor mar, aye. supervisor olague, aye. supervisor wiener, aye. supervisor avalos, aye. supervisor campos, aye. >> clerk calvillo: there are 11 ayes. >> president chiu: resolution is adopted. item 19. >> clerk calvillo: item 19, resolution authorizing the public utilities commission to accept and expend the department of water resources administered grant in the amount of approximately $863,000 for a high efficient toilet installation program. >> president chiu: same house, same call. this resolution is adopted. >> the clerk: item 20, resolution establishing rent and term for a second extension and confirming a sublease extension with the unified school district for real property on mission street for general assistant services from the human services agency. >> president chiu: same house, same call this resolution is adopted. >> clerk calvillo: item 21, resolution to consider the issuance of perform adges to the rocksie theater located at 2117, 16th street will serve the public convenience. >> president chiu:
campos? >> present. >> commissioner david chiu? david chiu absent. carmen chu? present. elsbernd absent. [speaker not understood]. commissioner mar? olague absent. commissioner westerner? wiener? >> present. >> please call item number 2. >> item 2 is approval of minutes of the july 24, 2012 meeting. >> there is an action item. is there a member of the public that would like to speak? seeing none, public comment for item 2 is closed. you have before you the approval of minutes for the july 24 meeting. [speaker not understood]. can we take that without objection? without objection. item number 3? >> chair's report, this is a commission item. >> i have a brief report today. this is our first meeting coming back from the legislative recess of the san francisco board of supervisors. i just want to make a couple of notes. first, on september 14th, a number of us, specifically commissioners carmen chiu, christin a olague and scott wiener were on the regional transportation plan which was actually held at the county transportation authority's offices. we had a very interesting discussion. the d
supervisor elsbernd: good morning, everyone. welcome to the city and county of san francisco's city operations in neighborhoods service committee. this is a special meeting with one item. i am scott leader, sitting in for sean elsbernd. to my right is acting vice president, supervisor kim, and the other member of the committee, supervisor christina olague will join us shortly. also joining us, supervisor david campos. our court today is davclerk todd evans. any announcements? >> please make sure to silence also phones and electronic devices. any document should be said it to the clerk. items acted upon to there will appear on the august 21, 2012 board of supervisors meeting. >> will you call item number one, please. >> item 1, resolution determining the transfer of tight 48 on-sale liquor license from 2700-16 streak to 398- called street. supervisor wiener: thank you. in the opening remarks to the like to make? >> i do want to thank all of the members of the public for being here today. it is not always we get so many members of the public interested in a liquor license transfer. i
. you said there are seven attorneys, there are six. supervisor elsbernd. >> supervisor elsbernd: in 2005 when you came i think there were a lot of folks who thought there is no way anybody could replace ted lakey. i think we all knew within a couple of months you were the perfect person for this job, and that was a different time, but what has always remained consistent is your professionalism and your work. you've been fantastic. and what i will say to john, you have a very difficult person to follow. and when it comes to me, admittedly, you have a very short time left with me but one of sheryl's great skills i'm not sure everybody here is aware of, with me, whether i was sitting in supervisor kim's chair or sitting here, i have a tendency to be sarcastic every now and then and lose my temper. sheryl would have ability with just a look to let me know i was going over the edge. she and monique have a special place in that regard. john, you've got to find a way to communicate that to me. sheryl, thank you for keeping me in check on those times when you were able to. >> president
: president chiu, aye. supervisor chu, aye. supervisor elsbernd, aye. supervisor farrell, aye. supervisor kim, aye. supervisor mar, aye. supervisor olague, aye. supervisor wiener, aye. supervisor avalos, aye. supervisor campos, aye. >> clerk calvillo: there are 10 ayes. >> president chiu: the motion is approved. next item, item 27. >> clerk calvillo: item 27 is a motion appointing bruce wolfe term ending april 27, 2013 to the sunshine ordinance task force. >> president chiu: roll call vote. >> clerk calvillo: on item 27, president chiu, no. supervisor chu, no. supervisor cohen, no. supervisor elsbernd, no. supervisor farrell, no. supervisor kim, aye. supervisor mar, aye. supervisor olague, aye. supervisor wiener, no. supervisor avalos, aye. supervisor campos, aye. >> clerk calvillo: there are five ayes and six nos. >> president chiu: motion fails. can we go back to item 15, colleagues. supervisor wiener. >> supervisor wiener: thank you, mr. president. we passed the item and did not vote on the motion to amend that was before the board so i move to rescind the vote to adopt the amendment, and
campos? >> aye. >> commissioner [speaker not understood]? >> chiu aye. >> commissioner elsbernd? elsbernd aye. commissioner kim? kim absent. [speaker not understood]. mar aye. commissioner olague, olague absent. commissioner wiener? wiener aye. item passes. >> item passes. if you can please call item number 6. >> number 6 is approve the revised debt, fiscal, investment, and procurement policies. this is an action item. >> again, another item that came before the finance committee. why don't we open it up to public comment. is there any member of the public who would like to speak on item 6, please come forward. seeing none, public comment is closed. can we take that, same house same call? same house same call. madam clerk, if you can please call item number 7. >> item number 7, exercise the first one-year option of the professional services contract with sptj consulting and increase the contract amount by $165,500, to a total amount not to exceed $662,000, for local area network and computer maintenance services, and authorize the executive director to modify contract terms and conditions
consideration, and i am sure the something that all of us will look into. supervisor elsbernd: seeing the weather and on the list, with a motion by supervisor kim to continue this matter to september 24, 2012 meeting of this committee. can we take that without objection? that will be the order. any other items on the agenda? we are turned. -- are adjourned. commissioner wiener: welcome, everyone, to the san francisco county transportation authority finance meeting. are there any announcements? >> no announcements. commissioner wiener: ok, what will go to item two? >> item two, up from the minutes of the june 12, 2012 meeting. this is an action item. commissioner wiener: colleagues, any comments? any public comment? seeing none, public comment is closed. is there a motion to approve the minutes? can we take that without objection? that will be the order. item three. >> state and federal legislative update. this is an information/action item. >> mr. chairman, members, i am here today to give you an update on legislation of interest and what is going on in sacramento. i want to cover a c
with us. supervisors avalos, kim, elsbernd, cohen. and the department heads that worked very hard with us. i see of they cisneros, who the police chief and our fire chief. barbara garcia and trent have worked extremely closely with us because of the tremendous pressure that we feel at the state level and the national of bochum, trying to get a really good conversation about how we can make sure that the community based organizations that provide invaluable service to us are taken care of and working in collaboration with us. hall of the a jar work that she does with all of us. i want to thank her for her tremendous leadership. again, i can say about about my good friend, someone who i got the chance to work with for many years. you have taken up so many complicated challenges this year, we're going to keep you busy. thank you for your wonderful team. our new city administrator that is no longer new, your diving in there at every opportunity and helping all of the city department get ahead. thank you for your leadership there, our libraries continue to be great examples of our commitment t
. supervisor chu, present. supervisor cohen, present. supervisor elsbernd, present. supervisor farrell, present. supervisor kim, present. supervisor mar, absent. supervisor olague, present. supervisor wiener, present. mr. president, you have a quorum. >> president chiu: thank you. ladies and gentlemen, given that it is september 11, 2012, i'd like to ask that we take a moment of silence to remember the victims of 9/11. >> president chiu: thank you very much. if you could please join me in the pledge of allegiance. >> i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. >> president chiu: colleagues, we have our july 31 board meeting minutes. motion by supervisor campos, seconded by supervisor farrell. without objection those are approved. madam clerk, any communications? >> angela calvillo: i have no communications. >> president chiu: could you call our 3 pm special order. >> angela calvillo: first item of business is policy discussion between mayor and linley and board of
elsbernd, aye. supervisor farrell, aye. supervisor kim, aye. supervisor mar, aye. supervisor olague, aye. supervisor wiener, aye. supervisor avalos, aye. supervisor campos, aye. >> there are 11 ayes. >> president chiu: those resolutions are adopted and ordinances passed on the first reading. next item. >> clerk calvillo: item 11 is an ordinance amending the police code to modify and eliminate other certain requirements for secondhand and antique dealers setting the permit application fee at $200. >> president chiu: supervisor wiener. >> supervisor wiener: colleagues i have a typographical correction that i need to correct by way of amendment. i provided those to the clerk. i don't know if they've been distributed yet to the board, but they are purely typographical. >> president chiu: mr. clerk, have they been circulated? >> supervisor wiener: my apologies. it's one coming up shortly. please disregard my statement. >> president chiu: colleagues, with regards to item no. 11, could we do this same house, same call? without objection this ordinance is finally passed. item 12. >> clerk calvil
president chiu, aye. supervisor chu, aye. supervisor elsbernd, aye. supervisor farrell, aye. supervisor kim, aye. supervisor mar, aye. supervisor olague, no. supervisor wiener, aye. supervisor avalos, aye. supervisor campos, aye. >> clerk calvillo: there are 10 ayes, one no. >> president chiu: ordinance is passed on first reading as amended. go to roll call for introductions. madam clerk. >> clerk calvillo: supervisor elsbernd. thank you. supervisor campos. supervisor avalos. supervisor mar. >> supervisor mar: thank you. colleagues, i have several items. the first i'm calling for a hearing on the development of the alexandra theater site at geary and 18th avenue. this site has so much potential to once again be a keystone and an icon for the neighborhood an in the short-term there has been problems with blight and disrepair. we'll also be following up with a community meeting with many stakeholders in the neighborhood from residents to the ymca across the street to the neighborhood theater foundation and many others to get their input into the future of the richmond district
, supervisor chu? chu, absent. supervisor cohen? >> aye. >> supervisor elsbernd, elsbernd, aye, supervisor farrell, farrell, aye, supervisor kim? kim, aye. supervisor mar, mar, eye, supervisor alag gi, alag gi, aye, supervisor wiener, aye, supervisor avalos, campos, aye, president chiu, there are 10 ayes, this ordinance is passed for the first reading. roll call for introductions. >> we'll go to supervisor kim. roll call for introductions, thank you, supervisor wiener, roll call? okay, president chiu? >> today i'm introducing an ordinance, our conflict of interest code lists the city employees and officials that to file form 700s every year, under state law, the ordinance i'm introducing helps to update it since its last revision in 2010. i also want to mention that i'm introducing a resolution to authorize the installation of a new rosy dr*if ter plaque, rosy dr*if ter who wauz part of the north beach telegraph hill community for all of her life is someone who has been a symbol and an icon not just to our city but to the entire country for women who worked in factories since world war ii,
, we'll call a vote. er >> chu, aye, supervisor cohen, cohen, aye, supervisor elsbernd, elsbernd, ', supervisor farrell, supervisor farrell, aye. >> kim, aye, supervisor mar? mar, absent. supervisor alagi, aye, supervisor wiener, aye, supervisor avalos, avalos, aye, supervisor campos, campos, aye, chiu, aye, there are 11 ayes. >> approved. >> [inaudible] in honoring our commitment to human rights struggle in ber -- berm ma. >> we had submitted the wrong copy to the clerk, it was the unedited copy, i'm just going distribute copies of what we have before us with the amendments. they're primarily editorial changes, but it just cleans up some of the grammatically errors, as many of you know and i think that the previous boards of supervisors have spoken about berma and also one of its democratic leaders who is under house arrest who has finally been freed for house arrest and is going to be visiting the city and county of san francisco, this resolution well -- welcomes her to the city and county and recognizes her visit to the county. i caught one more edit, and that was on page 1
. supervisor chu, aye. supervisor cohen, aye. supervisor elsbernd, aye. supervisor farrell, aye. supervisor kim, aye. supervisor mar, aye. supervisor olague, aye. supervisor wiener, aye. supervisor avalos, aye. supervisor campos, aye. >> clerk calvillo: there are 11 ayes. >> president chiu: those resolutions are adopted. colleagues, we have one imperative agenda item as i mentioned before and the recognition of our outgoing puc manager ed harrington thank you for your cosponsorship of the resolution commending him for 28 years of distinguished service to the city and county of san francisco. could i have a second to the motion to adopt the resolution? seconded by supervisor campos. this resolution has a requisite purely commendatory finding as well as brown act funding. any public comment on this? seeing none, same house, same call. without objection that shall be the case. madam clerk, read the in memoriams. >> clerk calvillo: today's meeting will be adjourned in memory of the following individual, on behalf of supervisor cohen, for the late mr. robert allin allen price. >> president chiu: is
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